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ID number:  BIRBI-B2796
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Herakleios; Constantinople
Denomination:  Nomisma
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  613-625
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0120. L. S. Forrer, November 1951, 'from a Jerusalem garden'.
BIRBI-B2796.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Facing bust of Herakleios, l., with short beard, wearing cross crown and chlamys, with smaller facing bust of Herakleios Constantine r., beardless with cross crown and chlamys, cross above. Reverse: Cross potent on base and three steps.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ddNN hЄRACLIUS Єτ hЄPA CoNSτ PPAV (Our lords Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine Emperors in perpetuity). Reverse: VICTORIA AVҀЧ (Imperial Victory). Control Mark: Є (5). Mint Mark: CONOB.

Bibliography:  DOC II.1 pl. VIII AV8j.2, MIB 3 pl. 1 8a.4

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